WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born “Hans Jacobsen Rynning” in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Taken prisoner in Battle at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged on parole at St. Louis, Missouri; sent to Columbus, Ohio, still on parole. Sick in Annapolis, Maryland, 1 Jan 1863 and since 25 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Bounty due then of $100. Post war: He moved to Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 79-1; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p417) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p275, photo; p298) (Meeker) (Wm. Sayles, Belville, Wisconsin)